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Real Property & Development Review

Real Property & Development Review

Covers real estate, construction, and land use laws in the Pacific Northwest. By Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP.

http://www.dwtrealpropertyreview.com/
Rank this Week: 281

Eminent Domain Blog

Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation and real estate law. By David B. Snyder of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://eminentdomain.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 22

    Cal. Court Finds Appraiser Cannot Be Sued By Borrower If Appraisal Prepared For Lender Only

    Cal. Court Finds Appraiser Cannot Be Sued By Borrower If Appraisal Prepared For Lender Only
    The California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District certified for publication its recent decision in Tindell v. Murphy. In that case, mortgage borrowers sued an appraiser saying they relied on his appraisal to purchase their home. The…
  • May 4

    Multiple States Considering Valuation Legislation

    Multiple States Considering Valuation Legislation
    The Appraisal Institute reported that 21 pieces of legislation affecting the valuation profession are pending in 14 states.  A list can be found at…
  • Apr 30

    House Committee Passes USPAP Exemption Bill

    House Committee Passes USPAP Exemption Bill
    The House Financial Services Committee recently passed legislation exempting appraisers from having to conduct evaluations in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice for loans under $250,000 that were held in…
Rank this Week: 1040

von Briesen Legal News

von Briesen Legal News

By von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

http://www.vonbriesen.com/legal-news
  • May 16

    Not So Simple Estate Planning Considerations After 2017 Tax "Simplification"

    Not So Simple Estate Planning Considerations After 2017 Tax "Simplification"
    In December 2017 when Congress passed and the President signed the new tax bill, often referred to as the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," there was a great deal of publicity about its impact on individual and business income taxes. What has not…
  • May 1

    The Wisconsin Court of Appeals Reverses A $68 Million Judgment In An Environmental Insurance Coverage Case

    The Wisconsin Court of Appeals Reverses A $68 Million Judgment In An Environmental Insurance Coverage Case
    Johnson Controls, Inc. v. Central National Insurance Company of Omaha, No. 2014AP2050, unpublished slip op. (Wis. App. Apr. 25, 2018) In Johnson Controls, Inc. v. Central National Insurance Company of Omaha, No. 2014AP2050, unpublished…
  • Apr 4

    OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (January, February, and March 2018)

    OIG Work Plan Monthly Updates (January, February, and March 2018)
    As previously explained in von Briesen's Legal Update OIG Work Plan Moves from Annual to Monthly Updates, the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (the "OIG") has decided to update its…
Rank this Week: 839

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • May 6

    European Data Privacy Law Applicable to Green Building

    European Data Privacy Law Applicable to Green Building
    With the upcoming May 25, 2018 effective date for the new European General Data Protection Regulation, the European Union law drafted to provide greater protections for the personal data of individuals, it is a good time to review and…
  • Apr 29

    The World is being Forced to Rethink Recycling

    The World is being Forced to Rethink Recycling
    Maybe not since Plato wrote about the value of reusing waste in the fourth century BC has recycling undergone the wide fluctuation, good and bad, that we are seeing right now. Today, the world has been forced to rethink its approach to waste.…
  • Apr 22

    The Last Straw for a Rational Environmental Policy?

    The Last Straw for a Rational Environmental Policy?
    In the wake of the 48th anniversary of Earth Day yesterday, among the hottest environmental issues of the day appears to be criminalizing the plastic drinking straw. The import of the “war on drinking straws” must be true because…
Rank this Week: 803

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Expediting Bid Protest

    Expediting Bid Protest
    Last week, the Rand Corporation, which just completed an analysis of the federal bid-protest system, announced that one thing the federal government has been doing particularly well is resolving bid protests quickly–the majority within…
  • Apr 11

    New Ordinance Proposed to Facilitate Mass Transit in South Florida

    New Ordinance Proposed to Facilitate Mass Transit in South Florida
    Regional mass-transit systems are often plagued by the permitting challenges associated with construction in multiple cities, each with its own priorities, regulations, and permitting processes.  For example, the cost of the first leg of…
  • Mar 28

    Real Estate Tax Help for Vertical Subdivision

    Real Estate Tax Help for Vertical Subdivision
    For many years we have sought to address the problems faced by mixed-use developments where different uses in a single structure are carved up into separate fee simple parcels. The main problem has been the inability to obtain separate tax…
Rank this Week: 783

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Florida Elder Law and Estate Blog

Covers Florida estate planning, probate, and construction law issues. By the Law Office of R. Kellen Bryant., P.L.

http://www.eldercarelawjacksonville.com/
Rank this Week: 1044

Construction Law Today

Construction Law Today

Covers construction industry news and updates. By Joshua Glazov.

http://www.constructionlawtoday.com/
Rank this Week: 777

Msquire's Musings

Msquire's Musings

Covers the analysis and management of legal risks for entrepreneurs, small businesses, community associations (homeowners associations) and other non-profit organizations. By Linda E. Cummings.

http://msquire.wordpress.com
  • Dec 28

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need
      If you are the parent of a child with special needs engaged in the never ending struggle to advocate for your child’s right to an education, the term “special ed” does not tend to bring a smile to your face.  Indeed, the idea that…
  • Dec 28

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need
      If you are the parent of a child with special needs engaged in the never ending struggle to advocate for your child’s right to an education, the term “special ed” does not tend to bring a smile to your face. …
  • Oct 13

    On Big Gifts in Small Package

    On Big Gifts in Small Package
    I struggled a bit for a title for this post, and I’m still not sure I got it right (but I’m thinking there might not be a “right” title for this one). Anyway . . . .  Despite my best efforts to “catch up” on Columbus Day, this…
Rank this Week: 761

Florida Construction Law Blog

Florida Construction Law Blog

By Malka & Kravitz, P.A.

http://www.mkpalaw.com/blog
  • May 25

    How do construction disputes typically arise?

    How do construction disputes typically arise?
    Broward County contractors often go the extra mile to smooth over disputes with their clients and avoid the hassle and expense of litigation. But there are times when it's important to take a stance on these matters and fight...
  • May 11

    Don't fall into the kickback trap

    Don't fall into the kickback trap
    If you're a contractor, chances are good that you've seen your share of grifters in the industry. They may glad-hand you when they see you on the job site, but behind the scenes, they're backstabbing you by rigging the...
  • Apr 27

    Address construction disputes legally and right away

    Address construction disputes legally and right away
    There are few owners of construction companies who will escape their careers unscathed by some type of legal issue. From labor disputes with workers to breaches of contracts with suppliers or dissatisfied customers, the industry is fraught…
Rank this Week: 2251

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2603

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Discusses labour and employment issues such as termination, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, severance, notice, and non-competes.

http://petermcsherry.ca/blog/
  • May 24

    Unjust Dismissal – Canada Labour Code

    Unjust Dismissal – Canada Labour Code
    Federal Judge Reviews Unjust Dismissal Remedy A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada[1] illustrates the tremendous power of the Unjust Dismissal remedy under the Canada Labour Code. Who Qualifies This relief is available only to…
  • May 17

    Bankruptcy and Employment Law

    Bankruptcy and Employment Law
    The recent news that Harvey Weinstein’s company is filing for bankruptcy raises the issue of what impact such an event will have upon employees’ claims. The short answer is this is a disaster. Wage Claims Once a company goes bust,…
  • May 11

    New Public Holiday Compensation Rule

    New Public Holiday Compensation Rule
    The Ontario Government has announced new, well make that old, rules on how an employer is to calculate compensation owed to a worker for a statutory holiday. The Old-New Rule The Government had previously introduced new rules as part of…
Rank this Week: 1681

K&L Gates Construction Law…

K&L Gates Construction Law Blog

Covers legal issues, news, and regulations relating to the construction industry. By K&L Gates.

http://www.klconstructionlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4068

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • May 23

    More Fishing with Construction Client

    More Fishing with Construction Client
    I have written before here at Construction Law Musings about the value of personal interactions with clients in the age of internet marketing, Twitter, etc. At times, however, even I forget my own advice and tend to stick to my office and use…
  • May 4

    Be Ready to Lien in 2009 (but Be Careful!)

    Be Ready to Lien in 2009 (but Be Careful!)
    Originally posted 2010-07-30 12:28:30. 2009 is likely to be a year in which many construction liens are filed. As all of us in construction know, and as reported in the AGC SmartBrief, the beginning of 2009 and through 2010 will likely show…
  • May 4

    The Top 10 Changes to the AIA A201: What You Need to Know

    The Top 10 Changes to the AIA A201: What You Need to Know
    For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back Melissa Dewey Brumback.  Melissa is a construction law attorney with Ragsdale Liggett in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Aside from the fact that she is a UNC grad…
Rank this Week: 3869

Best Practices Construction Law

Best Practices Construction Law

Construction-related blog focused on transportation, healthcare, technology and legal trends. By Stites Harbison PLLC.

http://www.bestpracticesconstructionlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3631

The Lien Zone Construction Law…

The Lien Zone Construction Law Blog

The Lien Zone is a construction law blog for Florida contractors. It includes forms, infographics, videos and articles.

http://www.thelienzone.com
  • May 22

    Copyright Your Construction Plan

    Copyright Your Construction Plan
    Is there such a thing as copyright infringement on a set of construction plans? Yes there is.Courts have found that an original design of a building embodied in any tangible medium of expression, including plans or drawings, is…
  • May 15

    How Do You Lien a Job With Multiple Direct Contracts?

    How Do You Lien a Job With Multiple Direct Contracts?
    We’ve often written about it – can you file a blanket lien incorporating all the improvements arising out of several contracts? After all, they’re all related to the same property. No, you can’t. Here’s What You…
  • May 8

    Collecting the Undisputed Portion of a Construction Claim

    Collecting the Undisputed Portion of a Construction Claim
    Most construction claims are made up of amounts that are in dispute and others that are not. And often, the party holding the undisputed sum does so to exert leverage. But Florida construction makes collecting the undisputed portion of a…
Rank this Week: 2217

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • May 21

    PTSD and dogs – what does the ADA require?

    PTSD and dogs – what does the ADA require?
    A recent news* story about a veteran with PTSD and his dog is a good reminder that service dogs and emotional support dogs are not the same, and that the subject is still confusing to many people. This is especially important now because many…
  • May 19

    Invisible disabilities under the FHA and ADA – when are they really real?

    Invisible disabilities under the FHA and ADA – when are they really real?
    Among the most frustrating claims of disability for landlords, businesses and clear thinking lawyers are those involving mental impairments – invisible disabilities whose very existence is hard to determine. For this blog we’re…
  • May 10

    Quick Hits – All the news for April 2018

    Quick Hits – All the news for April 2018
    April was a busy month for courts confronting ADA lawsuits and some of the news is good for business; at least for business outside the Ninth Circuit. Of the cases we discuss, the two website cases are the most interesting, for they show how…
Rank this Week: 1165

Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

http://www.supplementalconditions.com/
  • May 21

    How to Challenge a Project Labor Agreement

    How to Challenge a Project Labor Agreement
     Building and Construction Trades Council of Metropolitan District v. Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts Rhode Island, Inc Massachusetts Water Resources Authority v. Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts…
  • May 13

    NLRB Slaps New Jersey Contractor for Illegal Double Breasted Operation

    NLRB Slaps New Jersey Contractor for Illegal Double Breasted Operation
    A recent NLRB decision underscores the dangers of improperly operating a double breasted construction firm.  In Rdm Concrete & Masonry, LLC, Collective Concrete, Inc., & Remco Concrete, LLC, Alter Egos & A Single…
  • May 6

    Retaliatory Discharge: What you can learn from the Smith v. UFC matter?

    Retaliatory Discharge: What you can learn from the Smith v. UFC matter?
    I don’t know much about the Ultimate Fighting Championship (“UFC”).  I don’t follow the sport.  However, I do follow the NLRB dockets and the matter Zubba, LLC d/b/a Ultimate Fighting Championship caught my…
Rank this Week: 3274

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

Covers foreclosures and construction defects.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • May 20

    Understanding Performance Bond

    Understanding Performance Bond
    When the owner of a property hires a contractor in Florida, they will typically want to have the contractor secure a performance bond in place prior to starting the project. This bond offers protection to the property owner so they can be…
  • Apr 20

    Know the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee

    Know the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee
    For most construction companies, it is necessary to have a combination of full-time employees and independent contractors to complete specific jobs. Each of these two types of workers will be able to fulfill different types of roles so that…
  • Mar 20

    Construction Law: 4 Tips to Avoid A Lawsuit

    Construction Law: 4 Tips to Avoid A Lawsuit
    As a construction company or general contractor, virtually all new jobs start out on a positive note for all parties involved. Over the course of the job, however, things can deteriorate and result in some major issues. Even when both parties…
Rank this Week: 2660

Florida Construction Law Group…

Florida Construction Law Group Blog

By the Law Office of Ray Garcia, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionlawgroup.com/fclg-blog/
  • May 20

    Understanding Performance Bond

    Understanding Performance Bond
    When the owner of a property hires a contractor in Florida, they will typically want to have the contractor secure a performance bond in place prior to starting the project. This bond offers protection to the property owner so they can be…
  • Apr 20

    Know the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee

    Know the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee
    For most construction companies, it is necessary to have a combination of full-time employees and independent contractors to complete specific jobs. Each of these two types of workers will be able to fulfill different types of roles so that…
  • Mar 20

    Construction Law: 4 Tips to Avoid A Lawsuit

    Construction Law: 4 Tips to Avoid A Lawsuit
    As a construction company or general contractor, virtually all new jobs start out on a positive note for all parties involved. Over the course of the job, however, things can deteriorate and result in some major issues. Even when both parties…
Rank this Week: 2588

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Florida Construction Legal Updates

Covers Florida construction law and government contracting. By David Adelstein.

http://www.floridaconstructionlegalupdates.com
  • May 19

    TYPE I DIFFERING SITE CONDITIONS CLAIM IS NOT EASY TO PROVE

    TYPE I DIFFERING SITE CONDITIONS CLAIM IS NOT EASY TO PROVE
    A differing site condition claim will almost universally result in both a cost and time impact.    There will be additional, unanticipated costs incurred.  And there will likely be a delay requiring additional time to…
  • May 13

    EXCULPATORY PROVISIONS IN BUSINESS CONTRACTS

    EXCULPATORY PROVISIONS IN BUSINESS CONTRACTS
    An exculpatory provision in a contract is a provision that relieves one party from liability for damages.  It shifts the risk of an issue entirely to the other party.   Such a provision is generally drafted by the party preparing…
  • May 11

    RECEIVING A $0 VERDICT AND STILL BEING DEEMED THE PREVAILING PARTY FOR PURPOSES OF ATTORNEY’S FEES

    RECEIVING A $0 VERDICT AND STILL BEING DEEMED THE PREVAILING PARTY FOR PURPOSES OF ATTORNEY’S FEES
    Low and behold, a party can be the prevailing party for purposes of attorney’s fees even if that party is awarded $0.  That’s right, even if the party is awarded a big fat zero, they can still be the prevailing ……
Rank this Week: 2537

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
Rank this Week: 3560

Construction Law blog

Construction Law blog

By Holland & Hart LLP.

http://www.hhconstructionlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1969

Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

Covers infrastructure news, policy and industry developments. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
  • May 16

    FRA Releases Latest Railroad Progress Report as PTC Deadline Loom

    FRA Releases Latest Railroad Progress Report as PTC Deadline Loom
    As the December 31, 2018 deadline approaches for freight, passenger, and commuter railroads to implement Positive Train Control (“PTC”), the Federal Railroad Administration (“FRA”) is reporting on the progress of…
  • Apr 24

    Senator Highlights Concerns Regarding Freight Train Interference of Amtrak Passenger Train

    Senator Highlights Concerns Regarding Freight Train Interference of Amtrak Passenger Train
    The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation (“Commerce Committee”) recently held a nomination hearing to fill two vacancies on the Surface Transportation Board (“STB”), the economic regulator…
  • Apr 14

    Commercial Close Achieved for the Automated People Mover (APM) Project at LAX

    Commercial Close Achieved for the Automated People Mover (APM) Project at LAX
    The Automated People Mover (APM) train system project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) reached a remarkable milestone this week with Los Angeles City Council’s unanimous approval of a $4.9 billion agreement with  LAX…
Rank this Week: 3408

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

Construction law news and information from the Golden State. By Garret Murai.

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 2252

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning the construction industry, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • May 14

    Work A General Contractor Can Self-Perform In Florida

    Work A General Contractor Can Self-Perform In Florida
    The Florida Legislature deems it necessary in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare to regulate the construction industry in Florida.  As a result, the Florida Legislature enacted Chapter 489, Florida Statutes. …
  • May 8

    Public Construction Projects in Florida: Bond Claims and Bond Requirement

    Public Construction Projects in Florida: Bond Claims and Bond Requirement
    Any person or business performing construction work on a state, county or city project in Florida (“public project”) is typically concerned about payment for its work.  Since those persons or businesses do not have…
  • May 2

    Heads Up Contractors—“Living Wage” Ordinances Recently Enacted by some Florida Municipalitie

    Heads Up Contractors—“Living Wage” Ordinances Recently Enacted by some Florida Municipalitie
    A few Florida municipalities recently enacted so-called “Living Wage” ordinances.  For instance, such ordinances have been adopted by Broward and Alachua counties, and the cities of Miami, West Palm Beach, and St. Petersburg.…
Rank this Week: 2471

Florida Construction Industry Law…

Florida Construction Industry Law Blog

Covers the construction industry, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-construction-industry/
  • May 14

    Work A General Contractor Can Self-Perform In Florida

    Work A General Contractor Can Self-Perform In Florida
    The Florida Legislature deems it necessary in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare to regulate the construction industry in Florida.  As a result, the Florida Legislature enacted Chapter 489, Florida Statutes. …
  • May 8

    Public Construction Projects in Florida: Bond Claims and Bond Requirement

    Public Construction Projects in Florida: Bond Claims and Bond Requirement
    Any person or business performing construction work on a state, county or city project in Florida (“public project”) is typically concerned about payment for its work.  Since those persons or businesses do not have…
  • May 2

    Heads Up Contractors—“Living Wage” Ordinances Recently Enacted by some Florida Municipalitie

    Heads Up Contractors—“Living Wage” Ordinances Recently Enacted by some Florida Municipalitie
    A few Florida municipalities recently enacted so-called “Living Wage” ordinances.  For instance, such ordinances have been adopted by Broward and Alachua counties, and the cities of Miami, West Palm Beach, and St. Petersburg.…
Rank this Week: 2486

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

Discusses construction law issues in North Carolina. By Melissa Dewey Brumback.

http://constructionlawnc.com
  • May 7

    Top AIA A201 construction contract changes: a handy cheat-sheet

    Top AIA A201 construction contract changes: a handy cheat-sheet
    Friday, I wrote an article for Chris Hill’s Virginia-based blog, Construction Law Musings,  summarizing the Top 10 Changes to the AIA A201, that I discussed in depth over the past few weeks here on this blog. If you missed any of…
  • May 3

    Green & Sustainable Roof Design- A Durham Case Study

    Green & Sustainable Roof Design- A Durham Case Study
    A recent Roofing Magazine article featured a Durham, North Carolina green home belonging to Alison Trott.  The home is notable for its extensive green and sustainable roof features. For a relatively modest 3,400 sq footprint, the house…
  • Apr 27

    Design Professionals’ Stamping & Sealing Obligations (50 state survey) (law note)

    Design Professionals’ Stamping & Sealing Obligations (50 state survey) (law note)
    Do you sometimes wonder if you are meeting your stamping & sealing obligations in each state where you practice engineering or architecture? Ever find yourself with some questions about how another jurisdiction handles design professional…
Rank this Week: 4321

Grimshaw Blog

Grimshaw Blog

Covers construction and insurance issues in New Zealand. By Grimshaw & Co.

http://www.grimshaw.co.nz/news-resources/
  • May 1

    Freezing Order

    Freezing Order
    Grimshaw & Co recently obtained a freezing order in the High Court, in the context... The post Freezing Orders appeared first on Grimshaw.
  • Mar 19

    Grimshaw & Co’s new offices help them remain at the cutting edge of technology

    Grimshaw & Co’s new offices help them remain at the cutting edge of technology
    Grimshaw & Co has always been a law firm that’s “going places” – but seldom... The post Grimshaw & Co’s new offices help them remain at the cutting edge of technology appeared first on Grimshaw.
  • Sep 5

    Entries open for New Zealand’s leading literary fellowship

    Entries open for New Zealand’s leading literary fellowship
    Applications for the 2018 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship are now open. In its 31st year, the... The post Entries open for New Zealand’s leading literary fellowship appeared first on Grimshaw.
Rank this Week: 2167

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Blog

Covers recent case law, changes in the statutory law, advice and practical tips on construction law including filing materialmen's liens, payment bond claims, Miller Act issues, construction contracting, and public works.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • May 1

    The Art of Mediating A Construction Dispute

    The Art of Mediating A Construction Dispute
    Since its inception, the construction attorneys at the Cobb Law Group have successfully participated in mediation and arbitration on behalf of contractors and subcontractors; starting this summer, two members of our firm will be certified in…
  • Apr 18

    Construction Lawyers Learn the Business of Construction

    Construction Lawyers Learn the Business of Construction
    by Mark A. Cobb Every year, we attend on or more of the construction law seminars hosted by the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law. In January, Stephanie Dougherty and I attended the Forum’s session on laws…
  • Apr 9

    Portal Web Para Nuestros Clientes Hispanohablante

    Portal Web Para Nuestros Clientes Hispanohablante
    By: Francisco R. García-Soroeta Nos place presentar, a toda la comunidad hispanohablante, nuestro nuevo portal web en español. En el Cobb Law Group siempre nos hemos esmerado para asistir a la comunidad extensa que vive…
Rank this Week: 2596

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • May 1

    The Art of Mediating A Construction Dispute

    The Art of Mediating A Construction Dispute
    Since its inception, the construction attorneys at the Cobb Law Group have successfully participated in mediation and arbitration on behalf of contractors and subcontractors; starting this summer, two members of our firm will be certified in…
  • Apr 18

    Construction Lawyers Learn the Business of Construction

    Construction Lawyers Learn the Business of Construction
    by Mark A. Cobb Every year, we attend on or more of the construction law seminars hosted by the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law. In January, Stephanie Dougherty and I attended the Forum’s session on laws…
  • Apr 9

    Portal Web Para Nuestros Clientes Hispanohablante

    Portal Web Para Nuestros Clientes Hispanohablante
    By: Francisco R. García-Soroeta Nos place presentar, a toda la comunidad hispanohablante, nuestro nuevo portal web en español. En el Cobb Law Group siempre nos hemos esmerado para asistir a la comunidad extensa que vive…
Rank this Week: 4384

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Law

By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • May 1

    The Art of Mediating A Construction Dispute

    The Art of Mediating A Construction Dispute
    Since its inception, the construction attorneys at the Cobb Law Group have successfully participated in mediation and arbitration on behalf of contractors and subcontractors; starting this summer, two members of our firm will be certified in…
  • Apr 18

    Construction Lawyers Learn the Business of Construction

    Construction Lawyers Learn the Business of Construction
    by Mark A. Cobb Every year, we attend on or more of the construction law seminars hosted by the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law. In January, Stephanie Dougherty and I attended the Forum’s session on laws…
  • Apr 9

    Portal Web Para Nuestros Clientes Hispanohablante

    Portal Web Para Nuestros Clientes Hispanohablante
    By: Francisco R. García-Soroeta Nos place presentar, a toda la comunidad hispanohablante, nuestro nuevo portal web en español. En el Cobb Law Group siempre nos hemos esmerado para asistir a la comunidad extensa que vive…
Rank this Week: 1125

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real…

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law Blog

Covers news and commentary on real estate development, environmental and construction law. By Mirick O'Connell.

http://mirickrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1159

Construction Law Canada

Construction Law Canada

Covers recent developments in construction law in Canada. By Thomas G. Heintzman.

http://www.constructionlawcanada.com/
Rank this Week: 2788

Florida Construction Law News

Florida Construction Law News

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://floridaconstructionupdate.com/
  • Apr 24

    The Importance of the Subcontractor Exception to the “Your Work” Exclusion

    The Importance of the Subcontractor Exception to the “Your Work” Exclusion
    Commercial General Liability (CGL) policies typically include a “your work” exclusion, excluding coverage for “’property damage’ to ‘your work’ arising out of it or any part of it and included in the…
  • Jan 24

    Construction Trial Succe

    Construction Trial Succe
    We are pleased to congratulate Dan Levin and George Truitt on a very successful verdict in a three (3) week construction defect jury trial in Miami. The Plaintiff, a luxury high rise condominium association in the Williams Island section of…
  • Dec 15

    Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. Co.

    Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. Co.
    The Florida Supreme Court issued its opinion in Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. Co., Case No., SC16-1420, which answered the following certified question from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh…
Rank this Week: 3264

Colorado Construction Litigation

Colorado Construction Litigation

Covers construction litigation in Colorado. By Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC.

http://www.coloradoconstructionlitigation.com/
  • Apr 18

    Scholarships Available for the 2018 CLM Claims College – School of Construction

    Scholarships Available for the 2018 CLM Claims College – School of Construction
    I am happy to have been asked to serve as an Executive Council member and instructor at this year's CLM Claims College – School of Construction, to be held at the Marriott Baltimore Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland on Wednesday,…
  • Mar 28

    The Curious Case of the Three Year Statute of Limitations for Construction Earth Mover

    The Curious Case of the Three Year Statute of Limitations for Construction Earth Mover
    On March 6, 2018, Judge Edward Moss of Adams County issued a noteworthy, if bizarre, order concluding that construction excavators and earthmovers are uniquely subject to a three year statute of limitations. By way of background, in Colorado,…
  • Mar 27

    Dave McLain to Speak at the MBA's Condominium Lending Workshop 2018

    Dave McLain to Speak at the MBA's Condominium Lending Workshop 2018
    I am honored to have been invited to speak at the Mortgage Bankers Association Condominium Lending Workshop 2018.  I will be participating as a panelist on the Condo Defect Panel: The CO Perspective, along with Nate Santillanes, CRIS,…
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Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Duncan Linton LLP Blog

Covers construction law, employment law and wills and estates in Canada.

https://www.kwlaw.net/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Buyer Beware! Caveat Emptor and Real Estate Transaction

    Buyer Beware! Caveat Emptor and Real Estate Transaction
    Most of us have heard the expression, “let the buyer beware,” which is also known as a legal doctrine, “caveat emptor.”  In this post, we will look at the doctrine of buyer beware in real estate transactions. What…
  • Apr 4

    Significant Changes to the Land Use Planning Appeal System – Part 2

    Significant Changes to the Land Use Planning Appeal System – Part 2
    In our last post, we reviewed the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017, which came in to force on April 3, 2018. It includes new rules which are intended to place more control and power in the hands …
  • Mar 28

    Significant Changes to the Land Use Planning Appeal System – Part 1

    Significant Changes to the Land Use Planning Appeal System – Part 1
    Last December, the Ontario government passed Bill 139, which made changes to the land-use planning process intended to reform the existing system and provide local parties with a stronger voice in the process.  This post will outline…
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Virginia Real Estate, Land Use…

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use & Construction Law

Covers Virginia real estate, land use, and construction law issues, such as green building and LEED. By Bean Kinney & Korman.

https://www.beankinney.com/virginia-employment-law-journal
  • Mar 16

    5 Steps an Employer Can Take to Limit Liability for Sexual Harassment

    5 Steps an Employer Can Take to Limit Liability for Sexual Harassment
    A previous blog post discussed sexual harassment in the workplace. This post discusses steps that an employer can take to avoid liability for sexual harassment, or at least minimize legal exposure. 1. Have a Sexual Harassment Policy An…
  • Feb 13

    DOL Adopts More Flexible Test to Determine When Interns Must Be Paid Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

    DOL Adopts More Flexible Test to Determine When Interns Must Be Paid Under The Fair Labor Standards Act
    Just as many employers are heading into the 2018 summer-intern recruitment season, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that it has abandoned the rigid six-factor test in use since 2010 to determine whether interns of…
  • Jan 26

    Maryland Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect on February 11, 2018

    Maryland Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect on February 11, 2018
    On January 12, 2018, Maryland became the latest state to require employers to provide paid sick leave to employees, when the Maryland General Assembly overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the bill last year. The bill - known as the…
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Texas Construction Law Blog

Texas Construction Law Blog

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texasconstructionlawblog.com/
  • Mar 7

    The Storm After the Storm

    The Storm After the Storm
    Co-authors: Russell Jumper and Tim Fandrey. Published in Cleaning & Restoration Magazine.  Just as the Texas coast assessed the magnitude of Hurricane Harvey’s damage, Hurricane Irma was taking shape in the Atlantic. Fewer than…
  • Feb 7

    Protecting Yourself in a Volatile Labor Market

    Protecting Yourself in a Volatile Labor Market
      Co-authors: JP Vogel and Tim Fandrey. Published in Build Houston Magazine. Texas is a hot-bed for construction. In 2016, according to the Virtual Builders Exchange, Texas was second only to New York in construction expenditures,…
  • Nov 15

    A Myth About Delay – Revisited

    A Myth About Delay – Revisited
    Construction lawyers routinely deal with delay claims. I have presented or defended more of them than I can remember.  That is why I was curious when, earlier this year, I received a series of email invitations to presentations on the…
Rank this Week: 2220

Federal Construction Contracting…

Federal Construction Contracting Blog

Provides legal information and resources for federal construction contractors. By Payne Hackenbracht & Sullivan.

http://federalconstruction.phslegal.com/
  • Feb 13

    On the Road to Connect Business and Government!

    On the Road to Connect Business and Government!
    We recently hit the road with Onvia, a leading government market intelligence company that was just acquired by Deltek. The combination of Onvia and Deltek’s GovWin IQ provides enterprise, mid-market, and small business customers with…
  • Feb 1

    National 8(a) Winter Conference – Changes Coming for SDVOSB

    National 8(a) Winter Conference – Changes Coming for SDVOSB
    Hello from Nashville, Tennessee! I’m currently at the National 8(a) Association’s Winter Conference and had the privilege of participating in a great panel discussion with some of the leading small business scholars and…
  • Jan 31

    The GAO’s Electronic Docket May Be Going Live Soon!

    The GAO’s Electronic Docket May Be Going Live Soon!
    The Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2014 required the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) to establish an electronic docketing system for bid protests. Now, four years later, there are indications that…
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TexLaw Today Blog

TexLaw Today Blog

Covers how businesses growth in North Texas intersects with current legal developments. By Mark L. Hill of Scheef & Stone, LLP.

http://www.markhilltx.com
  • Feb 11

    Arbitration – Friend or Foe

    Arbitration – Friend or Foe
    Arbitration is an increasingly common alternative to traditional resolution of business disputes in state and federal courts.  Most sophisticated businesses have used or experienced contracts with arbitration clauses at some point in the…
  • Nov 15

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret
    A business commonly has all sorts of valuable assets. Most businesses have some combination of assets such as real estate, equipment, inventory, cash, receivables and patents just to name a few. One class of assets that can be…
  • Nov 15

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret

    A Little Secret About Trade Secret
    A business commonly has all sorts of valuable assets. Most businesses have some combination of assets such as real estate, equipment, inventory, cash, receivables and patents just to name a few. One class of assets that can be…
Rank this Week: 1562

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3010

New York Commercial and…

New York Commercial and Construction Lawyer Blog

Covers business and insurance law. By Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP.

http://www.newyorkcommercialconstructionlawyer.com/
  • Jan 3

    Varying Interpretations of Lien Law Section 3’s Consent Requirement

    Varying Interpretations of Lien Law Section 3’s Consent Requirement
    Last September, the New York Court of Appeals granted a motion for leave to appeal the Fourth Department’s decision in Ferrera v. Peaches Café LLC, 138 A.D.3d 1391, 30 N.Y.S.3d 765 (4th Dep’t 2016). In Peaches, the Fourth…
  • Oct 27

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund
    According to the New York Lien Law, a mechanic’s lienor who is a subcontractor may only recover on its lien claim if it can establish there is a Lien Fund. That means the lienor must establish that funds were due and owing from the…
  • Sep 12

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall
    A recent case from Supreme Court, New York County, clarifies a limit to the rights of a property owner that shares a party wall with a neighbor who redevelops its site without relying on the party wall. The post When The Party Is Over For A…
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Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Dec 7

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract - Part II

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract - Part II
    As was stated in Part I of this article, whether you negotiate your own subcontracts or rely on your lawyer to do the heavy lifting at contract time, a savvy subcontractor should understand the basic purpose of common subcontract…
  • Nov 3

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract
    Whether you negotiate your own subcontracts or rely on your lawyer to do the heavy lifting at contract time, a savvy subcontractor should understand the basic purpose of common subcontract provisions, and be prepared to negotiate for fair and…
  • Oct 20

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage
    As part of Washington’s Initiative 1433, approved by voters in November 2016, Washington’s minimum wage will be increased to $13.50 by January 1, 2020.  At the time the initiative was approved, Washington’s minimum wage…
Rank this Week: 4123

Adam Zasada's Ontario Construction…

Adam Zasada's Ontario Construction Law and Litigation Blog

Covers construction law and litigation in Canada and, in particular, the Province of Ontario. By Robson Carpenter LLP.

http://www.ontarioconstructionlaw.com/
  • Dec 6

    The Ontario “Construction Lien Amendment Act” Passe

    The Ontario “Construction Lien Amendment Act” Passe
    On December 5, 2017, the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 142 – the “Construction Lien Amendment Act” which will dramatically change and modernize the Ontario Construction Lien Act (to be re-named the Construction Act)…
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  • Sep 21

    Hacked By By XwoLfTn

    Hacked By By XwoLfTn
    Hacked By XwoLfTn Long life for Tunisia  long life to Palestine ./Exit  
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Natural Resources and Mining Law…

Natural Resources and Mining Law Blog

Covers energy law and real estate and property law. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://mininglaw.jmbm.com/
  • May 9

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry
    By Kerry Shapiro Last week, President Trump signed an executive order with potentially wide-ranging implications for the mining industry and many other affected stakeholders. The order directs the Department of the Interior (DOI) to review…
  • May 9

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry

    The DOI’s Review of National Monuments – What it means to the mining industry
    By Kerry Shapiro Last week, President Trump signed an executive order with potentially wide-ranging implications for the mining industry and many other affected stakeholders. The order directs the Department of the Interior (DOI) to review…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated

    Double Deja Vu: California AB 219 is Reinstated
    My partner, Jon Welner, is a leading practitioner of prevailing wage law in California and is the Chair of JMBM’s Prevailing Wage Group. He is also a member of JMBM’s Natural Resources and Mining Group and advises and defends the…
Rank this Week: 2016